Woodruff County, Arkansas

County Departments

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration | 870-347-2213 | Email

Office Hours: Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The state revenue office located in the Woodruff County Annex building offers drivers license services such as renewals or replacements and vehicle license tag renewals.

Assessor | 870-347-5151 | Email

The Assessor is responsible for the daily operations of the County Assessor’s office. The major duty is listing and valuation of real and personal property in the county as established by the Arkansas Constitution and the State Personal and Property Tax Code 26-26-717.2

Circuit Clerk | 870-347-2391 | Email

The Circuit clerk is the clerk of the circuit, domestic relations, and juvenile court and usually acts as the Ex-officio recorder of the county. The Circuit Clerks office prepares summons, warrants, orders, judgments, and injunctions authorized by the circuit court for delivery by the county sheriff. This office also maintains a file of all cases pending in either court, as well as a record of all past court cases and their disposition. In addition, the circuit clerk keeps a list of all prospective jurors. The Circuit Clerk’s office is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, liens and surety bonds, and many other orders and instruments which involve property within the county.

Collector/Sheriff | 870-347-5152 | Email

The Collector is responsible for the daily operations of the Collector's office where the primary function is to collect personal property and real estate taxes. 

County Clerk | 870-347-2871 | Email

The County Clerk is responsible for the daily operations of the County Clerk’s Office. Duties include county invoice payments, marriage licenses, voter registration records, county probate files, county payroll and Equalization Board Secretary. The Clerk is Secretary to the Quorum Court and prepares the Budget Account Figures.

Judge | 870-347-5206 | Email

The Woodruff County Judge vests broad judicial and administrative powers in the position. The county judge presides over a nine member Quorum Court, which has a budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations. The judge handles such widely varying matters such as hearings for petitions to establish a private road. The county judge also appoints members to varying boards and may perform weddings. The county judge is also head of civil defense and disaster relief, and the burning bans are also determined by the judge. The county judge is also head of the county road department and responsible for the daily operations of the county road department and with the aid of the Road Foreman insures the county roads are in safe and maintained condition.

Office of Emergency Management | 870-919-2982 | Email

The Emergency Management Coordinator works directly under the County Judge. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining and exercising the following: Emergency Operations Plan for the county, Pandemic Flu Plan, Earthquake Plan, Court Security Plan, Continuity of County Operations Plan, and Interoperable Communications Plan and all these must be exercised in some phase each year which consists of 3 exercises to meet Homeland Security guidelines. The Coordinator is the main contact with FEMA and Arkansas Department of Emergency Management during major declared disasters, and work local disasters. The coordinator is the administrator of all the federal grants coming from State Homeland Security Program with lots of guidelines along with it. The county coordinator also signs off on all paperwork when citizens have saferooms or storm shelters installed in the county to get up to a $1000.00 rebate from Arkansas Department of  Emergency Management. The Emergency Management coordinator works closely with all fire departments in the county and sets up classes to come into the county from ADEM for certified training hours which the coordinator and fire departments need.

Sheriff | 870-347-2583 | Email

Long respected as the county’s top lawman, the sheriff has a range of duties that include criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, operation of the jail and other responsibilities.

Treasurer | 870-347-5416 | Email

The Treasurer is responsible for receiving all monies belonging to the county and keeping an accounting in a designated depository. The treasurer is also responsible for paying or disbursing all monies as directed by law and maintains records for all banking transactions. The county treasurer often acts as the chief liaison between the county and all depository banks. In this capacity, he or she maintains records of all deposits and withdrawals, and reconciles all bank statements, thus assuring their accuracy and the safety of county funds. The county treasurer is required to keep regular reports on county finance.

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service | 870-347-2556 | Email | Website

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service department offers a number of programs to support county citizens such as agriculture, 4-H clubs, community development and family and consumer sciences.

Veteran’s Services | 870-347-5091 | Email

Office Hours: Office is open Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

The Veterans Services department provides information and assistance in obtaining state and federal veterans benefits, programs and services such as employment assistance and job training.